Why security council meeting is currently being held in Nigeria.

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over a security council meeting in the State House.

The council is made up of heads of security agencies in the country, including the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin; the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai; Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Ibok Ekwe-Ibas; and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Abubakar Sadique.

Others are the Inspector General of Police (IG), Mohammed Adamu; Director-General of Department of State Services (DSS), Yusuf Bichi; and Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ahmed Rufai, ThisDay reports.

 

President Buhari had on Wednesday, September 4, held a meeting with vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo in the wake of xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa.

The president held the strategic meeting with the vice president on Wednesday, September 4, at the Presidential Villa.

The minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, was also present at the meeting.

 

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Bashir Magashi, the defence minister, said Nigerians should hold him and others in government responsible should President Buhari’s administration fail to deliver its promise on security of lives and properties.

The minister made this declaration on Saturday, August 31, in Kano after being honoured at an event organised by Kano Concern Citizens Initiative (KCCI).

Maga, who saluted the president for appointing capable hands into his government, said no stones will be left unturned as the new government strives to deliver promises made for Nigerians on security.

 

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https://www.msn.com/en-xl/africa/nigeria/buhari-presides-over-security-council-meeting/ar-AAGQK29?li=BBQbhAJ

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